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Is Van Halen’s New Album Finished? Plus-Remembering Texxas Jam ’78

A Facebook photo has Van Halen fans wondering if the group's new record is actually finished.

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We're giving away a 45th Anniversary Woodstock Prize Pack!

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A History Of The Battles For Famous Band Name Rights

We look at some of the fights some bands have had for the rights to use their name when they break up.

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If You Like Video Games then You’re Gonna Love This

YouTube user FamilyJules7X is obviously a big gamer...and also a talented musician. In this video he takes us through the history of video games with a tribute via his electric guitar, bass, acoustic, and even a pan flute...

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Get Ready to Feel Old. Movies That Turn 25 Years Old.

It's hard getting older...let's face it. But, there's nothing like realizing some of your favorite movies, perhaps some movies you grew up with, are turning a quarter century old this year...

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The Night Alice Cooper Almost Hanged Himself … Again

Alice Cooper's nightly faking of his on-stage death almost proved real on April 6, 1988.

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‘Mediocre’ Kiss Trade Barbs with ‘Ugly Little Troll’ Rock Critic

Kiss and critic Dave Marsh have been trading barbs over the band's merits back and forth.

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Kevin Bacon Explains the 80’s to Millenials….And it’s Pretty Funny.

People born after 1985 just don't understand how awesomely badass the 80's really were. Apparently, I'm not the only one who thinks so either...

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Runners Give Spontaneous Tribute To WWII Veteran During Race

The 408K Race in San Jose is already an inspiring event. The annual 8-kilometer run benefits the Pat Tillman Foundation, which funds scholarships for military veterans...

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‘This Is Spinal Tap’ Celebrates 30th Anniversary

On March 2, 1984, a little film called 'This Is Spinal Tap' quietly hit theaters, but its influence on pop culture and the music world has resonated loudly over the past 30 years. It's not just one of the funniest rock movies ever made, but one of the funniest films of all time.

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Believe it or Not, There Once Were Three OTHER Members of ZZ Top

For the last 45 years, ZZ Top has been the most dependable bands in rock and roll, sticking with the same three-man lineup while groups like the Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath and even AC/DC underwent a series of personnel changes. But did you know that in the brief time before the Little Ol’ Band from Texas settled on their current configuration, no less than three other people were in the group? Here are their stories.

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20 Years Ago: Nirvana’s Last Concert

Five weeks before Kurt Cobain's body was found in his Seattle home, Nirvana performed their final concert. On March 1, 1994, the band played an omen-filled show at Terminal 1 in Munich, Germany...

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